RESOURCES

A curated list of resources for expedition planning and risk management.

1. BOOKS & REFERENCES

The Security Evacuation Handbook Vol I

The Security Evacuation Handbook

Volume I: Fundamentals & Planning

30 December 2020 · 392 pages · US $28.95

The first volume of a two-volume series focused on the planning and execution of security evacuations.

This volume will introduce the concept of security evacuations, explore the pros and cons of different evacuation options, and walk you through the evacuation planning process.

Also available in a bundled set with Volume II.

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The Security Evacuation Handbook Vol II

The Security Evacuation Handbook

Volume II: Decision-Making & Execution

31 March 2021 · 342 pages · US $28.95

The second volume of a two-volume series focused on the planning and execution of security evacuations.

This volume will introduce a number of different decision-making frameworks you can use to determine when to evacuate. This volume will also walk through the process of evacuation execution from start to finish.

Also available in a bundled set with Volume I.

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The Security Evacuation Handbook Bundle

The Security Evacuation Handbook Bundle

US $49.95 (total if sold separately US $57.90)

This bundle includes The Security Evacuation Handbook Volume I: Fundamentals & Planning and the The Security Evacuation Handbook Volume II: Decision-Making & Execution

All handbooks in this bundle are in PDF format.

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The Field Guide Series

The Field Guide Series

This series includes The Field Guide to Deployment Planning, The Field Guide to Personal Security, The Field Guide to Accommodation Security, and The Field Guide to Transport Security.

An essential set of references for individuals and teams operating in complex and higher-risk environments.

Available on Apple Books and in PDF format. Also available as a bundle (PDF only).

Learn more Buy the Field Guide bundle now for US $36.99


Other References

NOLS Expedition Planning

by Dave Anderson and Molly Absolon

Published 2011 Purchase on Amazon

Climbing: Expedition Planning

by Clyde Soles and Phil Powers

Published 2003 Purchase on Amazon

Expedition Guide

by Studio D

Published 2019 Purchase on Studio D website

Expedition Handbook

Royal Geographic Society

Visit RGA website

Expedition Planning Checklist

International Polar Guides Association

Visit IPGA website

2. INSURANCE PARTNERS

Global Rescue

Global Rescue's mission is to continue to provide our clients with the world’s leading medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services.

Global Rescue has been a leader and pioneer in the travel services industry since their founding in 2004. They provide integrated medical, security, travel risk and crisis management services available anywhere, delivered by our teams of critical care paramedics, physicians, nurses and military special operations veterans.

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battleface

battleface got its start providing travel insurance and services to outside-the-box travelers headed to unconventional or challenging destinations. Their core customers now include freelancers, humanitarians, digital nomads and adventure travellers.

battleface provides unique travel insurance benefits and services to travellers visiting or working internationally, including in the world’s most challenging places. They cover dangerous places, emergency medical treatment, evacuation and accidents, adventure activities and travel to isolated places, with 24/7 on-the-ground assistance and claims services.

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3. APPLICATIONS

Route Recon

Route Recon® is a powerful mobile GPS-navigation app that emphasizes the use of deliberate route planning, resulting in enhanced travel security and risk mitigation.

Representing an evolutionary step forward in GPS-navigation technology, Route Recon encourages users to implement the deliberate planning methodology, rooted in professional security and military practices.

Most GPS-navigation apps simply route a user from point-A to point-B, which fails to take into account the many threats facing ground travel. Route Recon provides a suite of tools supporting advance route surveys, analysis, planning, and mission execution.

The Route Recon app can function as a common operating picture for two or more users, or stand alone as a complete, travel-ready solution for the individual.

Route Recon is utilized by the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community as a trusted mission planning and execution tool. Veteran-owned, the team possess years of military-security and crisis management experience in high-risk environments, inspiring development of innovative threat solutions that enhance safety and security.

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